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Computer Care


How to Care for Your iMac Computer.


  • Don't unplug your iMac when it's turned on.
  • Don't use your iMac when lightning is near.
  • Don't jostle, bump, shake, kick, throw, dribble, or punt your iMac, especially while it's running.
  • Don't forget to back up your data.
  • Don't kiss your screen while wearing stuff on your lips.
  • Keep all liquids away from your Mac.
  • Shut Down your iMac at the end of the day.


  • Use only a soft, lint-free cloth.  Abrasive cloths, towels, paper towels, and similar items may cause damage. You can also use specially designed Monitor Wipes (anti-static, alcohol free).
  • Disconnect your iMac product from an external power sources.
  • Disconnect any external devices and other cabling from the product.
  • Don't get moisture into any openings, and don't use aerosol sprays, solvents, or abrasives.
  • Don't spray cleaners directly on the item.

Directions for Cleaning your iMac's exterior surfaces:

  1. When cleaning the outside of your iMac, first shut down your iMac and unplug the power cord along with other connected devices.
  2. Then use a damp, soft, lint-free cloth to clean the computer's exterior.  Avoid getting moisture in any openings.

Directions for Cleaning your iMac's display:

  1. First shut down you iMac and unplug the power cord along with other connected devices.
  2. Next, dampen the cloth that came with your iMac--or another clean, soft, lint-free cloth--with water only, and wipe the screen.  Don't spray liquid directly on the screen.